WoRMS taxon details

Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939

281933  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:281933)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  AM IA-7784, geounit North Australia  
Holotype AM IA-7784, geounit North Australia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=281933 on 2022-08-07
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Holotype AM IA-7784, geounit North Australia [details]
From other sources
Habitat A little-known but possibly common tropical
inshore bottom shark of the Australian northern
continental shelf. Occurs on shallow-water reefs in water
less than 3 m deep, often in turbid areas. [details]
English northern wobbegongNorth Australian wobbegong  [details]
French requin-tapis savetier  [details]
Spanish tapicero zapatilla  [details]